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Feb 15 2019

Ally Financial Sponsors 2019 Cars On Kiawah

Staff Report for The Island Connection Photos by Rivers Rudloff The organizers of Cars on Kiawah, an annual car show on Kiawah Island, are pleased to announce that Ally Financial will once again be the presenting sponsor of the May 4 event. Ally operates one of the largest full service auto finance operations in the …

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Feb 15 2019

Shared Future Project Addresses Inequality

By Erica Taylor for The Island Connection What might our education system and our community look like in 2035? For the past four months, a 30-member team from across Charleston County came together as part of the Shared Future project to co-create a set of four scenarios to answer that question. This diverse group bridges …

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Feb 14 2019

Seabrook Island Town Council Meeting: January 22

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Sr. Staff Writer The New Year saw another public hearing during Seabrook Island Town Council’s (SITC) meeting on Jan. 22. There were no comments on Ordinance 2018-15, scheduled for its second reading and ratification later in the agenda. Mayor Ciancio then opened Council proceedings by confirming compliance with FOIA …

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Feb 13 2019

In The Mix Returns To College of Charleston

By Nandini B. McCauley for The Island Connection The College of Charleston Arts Management Program is excited to announce that world renowned drummer, percussionist, and two-time Grammy nominee Quentin Baxter has joined its faculty and will serve as the new host of the In The Mix speaker series, replacing Artist in Residence Emeritus Mark Bryan …

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Feb 13 2019

Hope Takes Flight

By Nicole Garcia for The Island Connection After the death of a loved one, hope can sometimes seem hard to find. Fortunately, since 1989 Lowcountry children and youth have had Shannon’s Hope Camp, the nation’s third oldest bereavement camp for kids. On Saturday, Mar. 2 from 4-7 p.m., Hope Takes Flight will celebrate 30 years …

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Feb 12 2019

Gorski And More Friends Challenge 2019

Staff Report for The Island Connection He’s back … again … and this year he has brought even more of his clients, friends and fellow business owners to smash last year’s goal of raising $22,000. This year’s goal is $30,000! Mike Gorski, Owner of Island Transportation, launched this project three years ago to help raise …

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Feb 08 2019

South Carolina Baltimore Oriole Winter Survey And Great Backyard Bird Count Set For February 15-18

By Greg Lucas for Island Connection The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) will conduct an annual Baltimore Oriole Winter Survey Feb. 15-18 in conjunction with the Great Backyard Bird Count. The state natural resources agency is interested in the status and distribution of these colorful songbirds that have begun wintering in the Palmetto …

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Feb 08 2019

Sea Island Habitat’s 23rd Annual Golf Benefit

By Jacob Elsey for The Island Connection Sea Island Habitat for Humanity is celebrating over 40 years of helping hard-working families attain homeownership. The 23rd Annual Golf Benefit presented by Kelly Family Foundation will take place on March 19 at the Ocean Course at Kiawah, home of the 2012 and 2021 PGA Championships.  Registration and …

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Feb 07 2019

Weighing In On Diet

By Barbara Radin Fox for The Island Connection So many of us in the U.S. are “on a diet” or, “off and on a diet.” Usually that means we are trying to lose weight, seemingly the ever present problem with the majority of people here in our country. Some of us are also trying to …

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Feb 06 2019

Seabrook Island Garden Club Shares Meeting

By Alberta Barron for The Island Connection On Friday, Feb. 8 please the Seabrook Island Garden Club and guest members of the Kiawah Island Garden Club will welcome special speaker Andrew Birlant Slotin.  Slotin is the co-owner of George C. Birlant & Co. (Antiques) and third generation to be involved with this 97-year-old business. He …

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